Odontogenic tumors are heterogeneous group of lesions with diverse histopathological and clinical features. Ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma. The ameloblastic fibro-odontoma (AFO) is a rare mixed odontogenic tumor. .. It is also distinguishable from ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma not only because it. Peripheral ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma (AFD) is an extremely rare benign mixed odontogenic tumor. From a review of the English-language literature, to the.

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Aggressive atypical ameloblastic fibrodentinoma: Report of a case

Oral panoramic radiograph showed a radiopaque mass with a radiolucent border in the right posterior maxilla covering almost the whole right maxillary tuberosity Fig. Compared to their intraosseous counterparts, peripheral tumors are more located in maxillary arch anterior to first molars.

Ameloblastic fibrodentinoma of mandible: How to cite this article: Although molecular alternations are reported in different types of odontogenic tumors, their pathogenesis remains to be elucidated [ 78 ]. Conservative excision of the tumor is the treatment of choice. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma

The margin of such a zone often shows radially arranged coarse fiber bundles with elongated cells, and these are rarely found tubular structures. Most of these benign lesions on complete excision heal well, but they need long-term follow-up. Relative frequency of central odontogenic tumors: Support Center Support Center. The ameloblastic fibro-odontoma AFO is a rare benign odontogenic lesion defined as a tumour with the general features of ameloblastic fibroma but that also contains enamel and dentine.


A Rarity in Odontogenic Tumors.

Aggressive atypical ameloblastic fibrodentinoma: Report of a case

Ameloblastic fibroma and related lesions: The recurrence rate of intraosseous AFO is uncommon: AFD, one of the lesions of the above-described group, is a rare entity and its very existence is not completely accepted. Ethical approval This case report is the surgical treatment of an odontogenic tumour in the maxilla. Others regard them as chronological stages in ventinoma continuum beginning from AF at one extreme ameloblastiic odontoma ameloblawtic the other extreme with ameloblastic fibroodontoma as well as AFD in an intermediate stage.

Case report A year-old girl was referred to oral and maxillofacial surgery department with an incidental radiological finding of radiopaque mass in the posterior region of maxilla. During her initial examination in our hospital, we noticed a fiery red gingival mass that neither bled nor felt palpation pain Figure 1 a.

Aggressive atypical ameloblastic fibrodentinoma: The case presented here also showed an aggressive growth pattern and the histological study revealed few areas showing increased cellularity and cellular pleomorphism, raising a doubt toward the malignant transformation of the lesion. The hard tissue constituent consists of foci of dentin and enamel with varying degrees of mineralization [ 2 ].

Case Reports in Dentistry

Because peripheral AFO is so rare, there is no published study that estimates its recurrence rate after surgical excision. The second variant is a hamartomatous non-neoplastic lesion that appears to be able to differentiate into an ameloblastic fibroodontoma and mature further into a complex odontoma. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


AFO can be differentiated from AF by the radiological appearance as well as through histological evaluation. Gingival ameloblastic fibro-dentinoma — Report of a case in a child. It is important to note that in the revised WHO classification of odontogenic tumors, AFD and dentinoma are used synonymously. The two main complaints associated with AFO are swelling and dentinooma of tooth eruption.

The treatment plan was approved in the joint discussion by the maxillofacail surgeons, pedodontist and oral pathologist who are co authors for this paper.

This case report is the surgical treatment of an odontogenic tumour in the maxilla. Mixed odontogenic tumours and odontomas.

Isotype immunoglobulins Abcam were used to replace primary antibodies as negative control. If this finding is correct, the mean age of the patients with ameloblastic fibroodontoma which is assumed to differentiate further from AF should have been higher than that of those with AF.

Odontogenic tumors are heterogeneous group of lesions with diverse histopathological and clinical features. Here, we present one such a rare case of AFD occurring in a 5-year-old female patient.